Eli Espinosa, 61, Seriously Injured in Apple Valley Hit-and-Run on Kiowa Road
APPLE VALLEY (September 13, 2018) – A pedestrian seriously injured after an alleged hit-and-run accident on Kiowa Road Wednesday has been identified as Eli Espinosa, according to Victor Valley News.
The 61-year-old Apple Valley man was a victim of a traffic collision which occurred at around 7:45 p.m., in the 11900 block of Kiowa Road.
As per the article, deputies said Espinosa was left in the middle of the roadway after being struck by a vehicle on Kiowa Road.
Pedestrian Hit by Car in Apple Valley, September 12
Apple Valley Fire Department officials along with the paramedics responded to the scene and found Espinosa with major injuries, including a broken.
He was initially taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center where he was flown to Loma Linda University Medical Center for treatment.
His condition at this time was not disclosed. Meanwhile, officials affirmed that the driver involved did not stop to render aid and fled the area.
The Daily Press described the suspect car as a white colored Prius. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Apple Valley Station at 760-240-7400 or anyone wishing to remain anonymous can call WeTip 800-782-7463 or wetip.com.
San Bernardino County Personal Injury Lawyer
Most traffic accidents which involve a motorist who flees the scene can be subjected to serious criminal charges, especially when a particular crash causes injuries to another person. Such circumstances are likely considered as “felony hit-and-run,” leaving the victim a legal right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit against the at-fault individual.
Drivers who are involved in car collisions are obliged to stop and provide assistance to the injured individuals and to cooperate with the authorities. In this case, the suspect took off and left the pedestrian wounded in the roadway. Mr. Eli Espinosa has likely a right to pursue a claim seeking a compensation for all the hospital bills, future medical needs, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
If you, or your loved one, have been hurt in an auto accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing, we encourage you to contact Johnson Attorneys Group to help you with your case. We will guide you every step of the way and fight for your legal rights. Give us a call today at 855-703-4186 and speak with our experienced San Bernardino County personal injury lawyer and let us get the justice you deserve.
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